Israel's left has for years pointed the finger at Netanyahu, then head of the opposition, for playing a part in incitement that preceded the assassination. The new government, yet to be sworn in, is an unlikely patchwork of left-wing, liberal, rightist, nationalist and religious parties, as well as - for the first time in Israel`s history - an Arab Islamist party.
Israel bombarded Gaza with air strikes and Palestinian militants kept up cross-border rocket fire with no firm sign on Wednesday of any imminent ceasefire. It is happening despite international calls to end more than a week of fighting. Gaza medical officials say 217 Palestinians have been killed, while Israeli authorities say 12 people have been killed in Israel.
The death toll in Gaza jumped to 192, including 58 children, its health ministry said, amid an intensive Israeli air and artillery barrage since the fighting erupted last Monday. Over ten people have been killed in Israel, including two children, Israeli authorities say. The United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said the hostilities in Israel and Gaza were "utterly appalling" and called for an immediate end to fighting.
Police arrested 21 persons from Srinagar and Shopian districts for holding pro-Palestine protests during a curfew imposed The police also arrested a South Kashmir-based religious preacher Sarjan Barkati for allegedly delivering an inflammatory speech on Eid day Mehbooba Mufti alleged that "Kashmir is an open-air prison" and "there is no outlet left to express one's opinion"
Saudi Foreign Minister Prince Faisal bin Farhan Al Saud was addressing a meeting of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Saudi Arabia denounced the "forcible" eviction of Palestinians from their homes in East Jerusalem Foreign Minister has urged the international community to end this "dangerous escalation" and revive peace negotiations based on a two-state solution
At least 132 people, including 32 children and 21 women, have been killed in Gaza. 11 people were killed in the occupied West Bank amid clashes between protesters and Israeli security forces. UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Friday called for a unified Security Council over the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
Death toll in Gaza has reached 103 people, including 27 children, on Friday (May 14, 2021) as the Hamas group launched a new barrage of airstrikes. Over 580 others have been wounded in the cross border violence. Egyptian negotiators held in-person mediation talks with the two sides to diffuse the violence.
US President Joe Biden on Wednesday spoke to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Israel-Palestine conflict. Gaza’s Health Ministry revealed that at least 65 Palestinians have been killed and over 365 people have been wounded in this conflict. The Israeli police also added that it arrested over 374 people last night for rioting.